VNOP & CAS Research Days are two interesting and enjoyable days for researchers within the field of developmental psychology or pedagogics. The Research Days are organized annually by members of VNOP and CAS. These days provide a unique opportunity particularly for young researchers to develop themselves and to present their work.
The first day is organized especially for PhD candidates and postdoc researchers. On this day, they join interesting in-depth workshops aimed to help individual development as a researcher.
The second day, a conference is organized for all researchers within the field of developmental psychology or pedagogics, where staff members and senior researchers also join while junior researchers (PhD candidates and postdoc researchers) present and discuss their research.
Vereniging Nederlandse OntwikkelingsPsychology (VNOP) (in English: Dutch Society for Developmental Psychology) was founded in 2007 and aims to facilitate Dutch Developmental Psychology in the broadest sense. This aim extends both scientific research and academic education. The VNOP is a society with individual members. Everyone with an academic interest in developmental psychology in the broadest sense can become member. As a member you get a discount on the VNOP-CAS Research Days, you are eligible for functions in the VNOP and you can pariticpate in several VNOP activities (Conference, the LabVisits, The PhD days, etc.).
The Utrecht Centre for Child and Adolescent Studies (CAS) is part of the University of Utrecht. Their aim is to investigate the interaction between individual characteristics of children and young adults and their socio-cultural context. As a member of CAS you get a discount on the VNOP-CAS Research Days.